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September Challenge - Faces

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Its now late in the day on the 15th and as there is no sign of a new challenge from the winner the runner-up (me) will set it, as was discussed in the August voting thread.  The theme for the month is Faces. It could be formal portraits, travel shots of locals, mountain faces, anything that fits the theme of Faces. As ever the shots must be on Alamy and the challenge will close at midnight my time (EST) on the 30th September. I will pick my favourite eight from the entries and put up a poll for voting. In the event of the winner being unable to set up the new topic, the runner-up can set the topic on the 12th October (which gives the winner 5 days to set the new challenge).

Here are some to get you going

 

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A lad a bit nervous about getting face paint done

 

 

 

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A very lovely face in my entirely biased opinion- my daughter.

 

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The north face of the gorgeous Aiguille de Chardonnet

 

 

 

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And of course I couldn't leave my lovely boy out. This was him at two years old.

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Here are my faces:

 

First Nations face-painter, Vancouver, Canada

 

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Devil face, Mexico

 

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Maya girl, Guatemala

 

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Edited by John Mitchell

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So many adorable faces so far. Here's more:

 

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Old Canarian woman dressed in black wearing headscarf on a sunny day on a Lanzarote beach probably a widow, photographed Stock Photo

 

 

 

 

Old Canarian woman

 

 

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In Dublin magazine seller outside Bewleys on Grafton Street, Dublin City center, Ireland, Archival photograph from Stock Photo

 

 

 

In Dublin Magazine seller

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Colin, thanks for taking over the challenge! Good subject.

 

My three.

 

1) Face of an Egytian

 

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2) Faces on the island of Nevis, West Indies

 

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3) Three Generations of a face

 

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Edited by Michael Ventura

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Some cute Labrador puppies

 

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Jill

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Fearless girl with smiling women.

 

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Young photographer

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Sad doggie

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Edited by Cecile Marion

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Here are my 3 entries:

 

Joel O'Keeffe, singer of Australian rock band Airbourne

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Michael Jackson's robotic face as seen in Moonwalker (musical film - 1988)

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North face of Denali (formerly known as Mount McKinley, the highest mountain in North America) mirrored in Reflection pond (Alaska - USA)

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Edited by Olivier Parent

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Great Choice

My 3

Fish Face

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Happy Face

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Watch Face

 

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2 hours ago, aphperspective said:

 

Great Choice

My 3

Fish Face

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I love this image!

 

Jill

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Thanks Jill

My local fishmongers market stall, there not looking very happy.😁

Andy

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My three

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My dog, Archie
 
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2019 Birmingham Paddy's Day Parade
 
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Knife Angel at Coventry Cathedral
Edited by Colblimp

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My three.  Lots of good photos already posted.

 

Clock Repair Shop: Blond man working on a 1926 German-made church clock from Belen, Nicaragua. Stock Photo

 

 

 

German resident of Nicaragua working on a church clock in Jinotega, Nicaragua.

 

Shoemaker at work in Jinotega, Nicaragua Stock Photo

 

 

 

My cobbler working on my new shoe in Jinotega, NI.

 

 

 

Two young girls playing with a statue of a Conservation Corp worker in the Shenandoah National Park Stock Photo

 

 

 

Two teenagers getting fresh with a statue of a Civilian Conservation Corp worker in a visitor's Center on Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park. 

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Thanks for jumping in Colin! Three from me ...

 

Famous face.

A man at the controls of a cinema projection room Stock Photo

 

 

 

 

 

Smiley face

Sidmouth. A smiley face in the sand greets visitors to the beach beneath Jacobs Ladder, at Sidmouth, Devon. Stock Photo

 

 

 

 

 

Furry face

A baby Lar Gibbon wrapped in a fake fur to keep him warm. Stock Photo

 

 

 

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Here's three from me.

 

1) Grey seal pup

 

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2) Phone box decorated for Red Nose Day charity

 

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3) Morris dancers "Fool"

 

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Thanks for taking on the task Colin!

 

Strange moulded sand face seen in France

 

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Workers concentrating on the job

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Youth posing with wrap

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Oh for G's sake. I can't get a image into here. Everything seem to have so much protection on Alamy I can't drag and drop like I used to.

 

Please explain how you do it.

 

Allan

 

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49 minutes ago, Allan Bell said:

Oh for G's sake. I can't get a image into here. Everything seem to have so much protection on Alamy I can't drag and drop like I used to.

 

 

Works for me.. what browser are you using? I use Chrome on a PC.

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